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Lentil vs Khorasan wheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Lentil
Lentil contains less Sugars (difference - 6.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lentil
Lentil contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.143g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Lentil Khorasan wheat
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lentil Khorasan wheat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
10
Lentil
27
Khorasan wheat
Mineral Summary Score
30
Lentil
58
Khorasan wheat

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Lentil
1
:
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +13.2%
Contains more Calcium +15.8%
Contains more Magnesium +261.1%
Contains more Copper +101.6%
Contains more Zinc +189.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +102.2%
Equal in Potassium - 403
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +13.2%
Contains more Calcium +15.8%
Contains more Magnesium +261.1%
Contains more Copper +101.6%
Contains more Zinc +189.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +102.2%
Equal in Potassium - 403

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Lentil
4
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +25%
Contains more Vitamin E +454.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +234.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +501.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.5%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.8
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +25%
Contains more Vitamin E +454.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +234.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +501.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.5%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.8

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
54%
Lentil
87%
Khorasan wheat
Carbohydrates
20%
Lentil
71%
Khorasan wheat
Fats
2%
Lentil
10%
Khorasan wheat

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Lentil Khorasan wheat Opinion
Calories 116 337 Khorasan wheat
Protein 9.02 14.54 Khorasan wheat
Fats 0.38 2.13 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin C 1.5 0 Lentil
Carbs 20.13 70.58 Khorasan wheat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Lentil
Iron 3.33 3.77 Khorasan wheat
Calcium 19 22 Khorasan wheat
Potassium 369 403 Khorasan wheat
Magnesium 36 130 Khorasan wheat
Sugars 1.8 7.84 Khorasan wheat
Fiber 7.9 11.1 Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.251 0.506 Khorasan wheat
Zinc 1.27 3.68 Khorasan wheat
Starch 52.41 Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 180 364 Khorasan wheat
Sodium 2 5 Lentil
Vitamin A 8 10 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin E 0.11 0.61 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D 0 Lentil
Vitamin B1 0.169 0.566 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.073 0.184 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B3 1.06 6.375 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.638 0.949 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.178 0.259 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B12 0 Lentil
Vitamin K 1.7 1.8 Khorasan wheat
Folic acid (B9) 0 Lentil
Trans Fat 0 0.005 Lentil
Saturated Fat 0.053 0.196 Lentil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064 0.213 Khorasan wheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.175 0.621 Khorasan wheat
Tryptophan 0.081 0.13 Khorasan wheat
Threonine 0.323 0.442 Khorasan wheat
Isoleucine 0.39 0.566 Khorasan wheat
Leucine 0.654 1.112 Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.63 0.416 Lentil
Methionine 0.077 0.251 Khorasan wheat
Phenylalanine 0.445 0.772 Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.448 0.687 Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.254 0.379 Khorasan wheat
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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